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Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]

Team by team analysis of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Published 01/12/2019

(Reuters) - Team by team analysis of Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix (listed in championship order): - MERCEDES (Lewis Hamilton 1, Valtteri [more…]

Brazil’s president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence

Brazil’s president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence

Published 30/11/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without [more…]

Uruguay opposition leads presidential vote- result too close to call

Uruguay opposition leads presidential vote- result too close to call

Published 25/11/2019

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay’s conservative opposition was on track to win a presidential election run-off against the ruling liberal party late on Sunday, but a [more…]

Equities back in favor for sovereign investors in third quarter

Equities back in favor for sovereign investors in third quarter

Published 20/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Sovereign wealth funds regained their appetite for equities in the third quarter, piling into passively managed stocks in the United States and [more…]

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Some are backed by dollars. Others by gold. But this “stablecoin” isn’t tied to any major asset - it’s backed by another [more…]

Ford bets on an electric Mustang to charge its turnaround

Ford bets on an electric Mustang to charge its turnaround

Published 18/11/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Mustang Mach E electric sport utility vehicle Ford Motor Co (F.N) unveiled in Los Angeles on Sunday is more than [more…]

Golf: Ortiz in contention as darkness halts final round in Mexico

Golf: Ortiz in contention as darkness halts final round in Mexico

Published 18/11/2019

(Reuters) - Four players, including home favorite Carlos Ortiz, were bunched within one shot of the lead at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico on Sunday [more…]

Verstappen wins Brazil GP thriller as Ferraris collide

Verstappen wins Brazil GP thriller as Ferraris collide

Published 18/11/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Max Verstappen won a thrilling Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday after the Ferraris collided and Mercedes’ [more…]

Motor racing: Team by team analysis of the Brazilian Grand Prix

Motor racing: Team by team analysis of the Brazilian Grand Prix

Published 18/11/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Team by team analysis of Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix, penultimate race of the 21-round Formula One season (listed in championship order): [more…]